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AEGEAN to Launch Flights to Tel Aviv from Ioannina, Chania and Kalamata

Greece’s flagship carrier AEGEAN recently announced plans to boost its activity in the Israeli market with flights connecting Tel Aviv with Ioannina, Chania and Kalamata.

Dutch Choose Rhodes as their Favorite Greek City for 2023

The main town of the Greek island of Rhodes was chosen by Dutch travelers as their Favorite Greek City for 2023, according to an online survey conducted by the website Griekenland.

Greek Cuisine Among World’s Best, Says TasteAtlas

Greek cuisine was voted as the World’s 2nd Best Cuisine for 2022, according to a list published by TasteAtlas.

Four Suitors Line Up for Kalamata International Airport

Four investors have expressed interest to operate and develop Kalamata International Airport in Greece for a period of approximately 40 years.

Greece Bets on Athenian Riviera to Boost Tourist Arrivals

The Greek Tourism Ministry is counting on the Athenian Riviera to attract thousands of travelers to Greece and particularly to Athens.

Elaia Grove Villas in Kalamata Now Members of Aria Hotels Portfolio

Aria Hotels has added the Elaia Grove Villas in Kalamata to its property portfolio, expanding its hospitality operations in more than a dozen areas in Greece.

New Info Kiosk for Tourists Opens at Kalamata International Airport

Tourists arriving in Kalamata, Peloponnese, can find out all they need to know about the destination at the new info kiosk available at the city’s international airport.

Kalamata to Host 2nd Peloponnese Beer Festival in August

The Greek city of Kalamata in August will host the 2nd Peloponnese Beer Festival, an event dedicated exclusively to craft beer.

Kalamata Beaches Become Accessible to All

Aiming to make its beaches accessible to all, the Kalamata Municipality is installing special SEATRAC mobility ramps for people with disabilities.

Austrians Choosing Greece for Vacations this Summer

British and Austrian travelers opt for Greece this summer with demand from Austria for Greek destinations exceeding expectations, the GNTO said.

100 Cities Participating in EU Mission for Climate-neutral, Smart cities by 2030

Six Greek cities including Athens, are among the 100 EU cities that will participate in the EU Mission for 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, according to an announcement by the Commission.

Kalamata’s Castle Gets New Lighting and is Made Accessible to All

People planning to visit the historic castle of Kalamata should get ready for a new experience following the monument’s further upgrade.

Greece Sees Rise in Early Bookings from Belgian Market for Summer 2022

Early bookings and airline seats from Belgium to Greece for summer 2022 are increasing significantly, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization.

Survey: Kalamata, Kefalonia, Mykonos in Top 20 Best Cities in the World for Scenic Drives

The Greek city of Kalamata and the islands of Kefalonia and Mykonos are among the top 20 “Best Destinations for Scenic Driving around the World”, says a survey by DiscoverCars.

Kalamata Seaplane Port Gets Green Light

Construction of a seaplane port in the town of Kalamata is set to begin after local government and relevant ministries approved licensing.

Greek Cities Join EU Mission for Climate-neutrality by 2030

The Greek Environment Ministry and 21 municipalities have signed a memorandum of cooperation for inclusion in the EU’s mission towards climate neutrality by 2030.

Five Greek Municipalities Aim to Join EU’s ‘100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030’ Venture

Heraklion, Ioannina, Kalamata, Trikala and Kozani are looking to join the European Commission’s “100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030” venture.

Peloponnese: Morias ‘21 Initiative Revives History of Greek Revolution

The Constantakopoulos Foundation and TEMES S.A. have introduced the Morias '21 program, an initiative that aims to honor the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution through experiential activities.

Jet2 Suspends Flights and Holidays Until April 14 Due to Covid-19

Jet2 is extending the suspension of flights and holidays up to April 14, due to the ongoing Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Jet2 Announces Flights from Bristol to Kalamata, Lesvos for Summer 2021

UK leisure travel group Jet2 has announced flights from Bristol Airport to a number of destinations, including Kalamata and Lesvos in Greece, for summer 2021.